Tag: Muhammad Ali

A Forthcoming Book Reveals One Of Muhammad Ali’s First Encounters With Islam

muhammad-ali-one-year-death-anniversaryBut I did buy the Muhammad Speaks paper. And [one] thing in the paper [made] me keep the paper, and that was a cartoon. And the cartoon was about the first slaves that arrived in America, and the cartoon was showing how the black slaves were slipping off at the plantation to pray in the Arabic language facing the east. And the white slave master would run up behind the slave with a whip and hit the poor [slave] on the back with a whip and say,…more:vibe.com

‘Muhammad Ali was my pen pal for 30 years’

Everyone told me that he would never write back – but, three weeks from the date of my letter, I received a handwrittenDear Stephanie, thank you for the sweet letter, one day I hope to meet you also. Tell all my fans I said Hello from me. Kiss mummy and daddy for me and wish them my love. May Allah always bless you and keep you. Love from Muhammad Ali. letter from The Champ.

It reads: “Dear Stephanie, thanks for the sweet letter, one day I hope to meet you also. Tell all my fans I said, ‘Hello,’ from me. Kiss Mother and Daddy for me and wish them my love. May Allah always bless you and guide you. Love from Muhammad Ali.’…more:  bbc.

Muhammad Ali’s Muslim Funeral

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump wants to attend legendary boxer Muhammad Ali’s funeral on Friday. Ali, who was a proud and vocal Muslim, died on on June 3rd. Despite the fact that Trump has advocated for keeping Muslims out of the country and has called to dip bullets in “pig’s blood” when killing Muslims, Ali’s family decided to “welcome” Trump to the funeral in accordance with Muslim tradition. Here’s what family spokesmen Bob Gunnell said:more: NEWCENTURYTIMES.COM